Monitoring Air Quality using Moss

Publications

Patent

Reski, R., E. Decker, A. Beike, S. Giordano, P. Adamo, M. Tretiach, V. Spagnuolo, R. Bargagli, J.R. Aboal Vinas, C. Real Rodriguez, J. Fernandez Escribano, A. Carballeira Ocana, P. Lopez Mahia, S.N. Muniategui Lorenzo, D. Prada Rodriguez, M. Pinero Iglesias, E. Concha Grana, A. Gonzalez Gonzalez, O. Pokrovsky, A.I. Rey Asensio, J. Ramos Gomez, J. Martinez-Abaigar, H.G. Zechmeister (2016): Passive contaminant sensor device used to sense air pollutants comprising polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons or heavy metals or their compounds, comprises axenic devitalized moss clone. Patent EP3076171-A1; WO2016156443-A1.

Peer-reviewed Papers

Di Palma, A., D. Crespo Pardo, V. Spagnuolo, P. Adamo, R. Bargagli, D. Cafasso, F. Capozzi, J.R. Aboal, A.G. Gonzalez, O. Pokrovsky, A.K. Beike, R. Reski, M. Tretiach, Z. Varela, S. Giordano (2016): Molecular and chemical characterization of a Sphagnum palustre clone: Key steps towards a standardized and sustainable moss bag technique. Ecological Indicators 71, 388-397. see Abstract

Capozzi, F., S. Giordano, J.R. Aboal, P. Adamo, R. Bargagli, T. Boquete, A. Di Palma, C. Real, R. Reski, V. Spagnuolo, K. Steinbauer, M. Tretiach, Z. Varela, H. Zechmeister, J.A. Fernandez (2016): Best options for the exposure of traditional and innovative moss bags: A systematic evaluation in three European countries. Environmental Pollution 214, 362-373. see Abstract

González AG, Jimenez-Villacorta F, Beike AK, Reski R, Adamo P, Pokrovsky OS (2016): Chemical and structural characterization of copper adsorbed on mosses (Bryophyta). Journal of Hazardous Materials. Volume 308, Pages 343–354 doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2016.01.060

Gonzalez AG, Pokrovsky OS, Beike AK, Reski R, Di Palma A, Adamo P, Giordano S, Fernandez JA (2015): Metal and proton adsorption capacities of natural and cloned Sphagnum mosses. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science: doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2015.09.012

Concha-Graña E, Muniategui-Lorenzo S, De Nicola F, Aboal JR, Rey-Asensio AI, Giordano S, Reski R, López-Mahía P, Prada-Rodrígueza D (2015): Matrix solid phase dispersion method for determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in moss. Journal of Chromatography A. 1406: 19–26. doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2015.06.014

Beike AK, Spagnuolo V, Lüth V, Steinhart F, Ramos-Gomez J, Krebs M, Adamo P, Rey-Asensio AI, Fernandez JA, Giordano S, Decker EL, Reski R (2014): Clonal in vitro propagation of peat mosses (Sphagnum L.) as novel green resources for basic and applied research. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, doi: 10.1007/s11240-014-0658-2

Beike AK, Jaeger C, Zink F, Decker EL, Reski R (2014) High contents of very long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in different moss species. Plant Cell Reports. 33, 245-254. doi: 10.1007/s00299-013-1525-z

De Nicola F, Murena F, Costagliola MA, Alfani A, Baldantoni D, Prati MV, Sessa L, Spagnuolo V, Giordano S (2013) A multi-approach monitoring of particulate matter, metals and PAHs in an urban street canyon. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi: 10.1007/s11356-012-1456-1

Giordano S, Adamo P, Spagnuolo V, Tretiach M, Bargagli R (2013) Accumulation of airborne trace elements in mosses, lichens and synthetic materials exposed at urban monitoring stations: Towards a harmonisation of the moss-bag technique. Chemosphere 90, 292-299. doi: j.chemosphere.2012.07.006

Abstracts and Posters

Di Palma A, Adamo P, Bargagli R, Capozzi F, Crespo Pardo D, Iavazzo P, Spagnuolo V, Terracciano S, Tretiach M, Giordano S (2013) Mossclone: An EU-FP7 project to standardize a devitalized moss clone as passive contaminant sensor. Paper presented at the 31 Convegno Nazionale Società Italiana di Chimica Agraria (SICA), Napoli, Italia. 16-17 Sett. 2013. (pdf file)

Di Palma A, Adamo P, Bargagli R, Capozzi F, Crespo Pardo D, Iavazzo P, Spagnuolo V, Terracciano S, Tretiach M, Giordano S (2013)  Mossclone: An EU-FP7 project to standardize a devitalized moss clone as passive contaminant sensor. Poster presented at the 31 Convegno Nazionale Società Italiana di Chimica Agraria (SICA), Napoli, Italia. 16-17 Sett. 2013. (pdf file)

Tretiach M, Adamo P, Bargagli R, Capozzi F, Di Palma A, Iavazzo P, Spagnuolo V, Terracciano S, Giordano S (2013) Aspetti metodologici del monitoraggio di inquinanti aerodiffusi persistenti mediante “MOSS-BAGS” di nuova generazione. Noticias Società Lichenologica Italiana. Paper presented at the 26 Convegno della Società Lichenologica Italiana (SLI) – Piacenza, Italia. 2-4 Ott. 2013. (pdf file)

Popular Science Papers

MossClone: Creating and testing a method for controlling the air quality based on a new biotechnological tool. Use of a devitalized moss clone as passive contaminant sensor. Ambiente Rischio Comunicazione. 2 Quadrimestrale di analisi e monitoraggio ambientale. ISSN 2240-1520, No 2, febbraio 2012, p 94 (pdf file)

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